Antoine Dechezlepretre
I am a Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics. I am also a Research Economist at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance and a Research Associate at CERNA, Mines ParisTech.
Research interests
  • Climate change policy and innovation
  • International diffusion of low-carbon technologies
Current projects
  • The impact of R&D tax credits on innovation activity (with Elias Einiö, Ralf Martin, Trang Nguyen and John Van Reenen)
  • Environmental regulatory first-movers and technological leadership (with Matthieu Glachant)
  • Clean vs dirty innovation and stock returns (with Cal Muckley)
  • Compliance and enforcement in the EU ETS (with Raphael Calel and Frank Venmans)
  • Assessing the additionality of the Clean Development Mechanism: Quasi-experimental evidence from India (with Caterina Gennaioli, Matthieu Glachant and Anna Schröeder)
  • The impact of knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies on firms' productivity (with Ralf Martin and Myra Mohnen)
  • Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade (with Misato Sato)
  • Is there a trade-off between dirty imports and clean innovation? (with Damien Dussaux, David Hémous and Mirabelle Muûls)
  • An empirical investigation of the market for patents in France (with Yann Ménière anf Justus Baron)
  • The use of patent counts for cross-country comparisons (with Yann Ménière)
Working papers
  • Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies (2014), with Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin and Mirabelle Muûls PDF
  • Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies: A patent citation analysis (2013), with Ralf Martin and Myra Mohnen Working paper / Slides
Reports and policy papers
  • Staying with the Leaders: Europe's Path to a Successful Low-Carbon Economy, 2014 (with Karsten Neuhoff, William Acworth, Oliver Sartor, Misato Sato, Susanne Droege, Stefan Schleicher and Anne Schopp). Climate Strategies Policy Brief PDF
  • Climate change policies and the UK business sector: overview, impacts and suggestions for reform, 2013 (with Samuela Bassi and Sam Fankhauser). Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Policy Paper. PDF
  • Promoting the International Transfer of Low-Carbon Technologies: Evidence and Policy Challenges, 2013 (with Matthieu Glachant, Damien Dussaux and Yann Ménière). Report for the Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la prospective (French Center for Policy Planning). PDF
  • Le marché des brevets français: Une analyse quantitative des cessions à partir des inscriptions dans le Registre national et le Registre européen des brevets, 2012 (with Yann Ménière and Henri Delcamp). Rapport pour l'INPI. Ce rapport est disponible en version complète ou en version courte.
  • Low carbon innovation in the UK: Evidence from patent data, 2010 (with Ralf Martin). Report for the UK Committee on Climate Change PDF
  • Invention and Transfer of Climate Change Mitigation Technologies on a Global Scale: A Study Drawing on Patent Data, 2009 (with Matthieu Glachant, Ivan Hascic, Nick Johnstone and Yann Ménière). Report for AFD (French Development Agency) PDF
  • The North-South transfer of Climate-Friendly Technologies through the Clean Development Mechanism, 2007 (with Matthieu Glachant and Yann Ménière). Report for ADEME (French Environment Protection Agency) PDF
Non academic publications
  • Fast-Tracking green patent applications (with Eric Lane). Bright Ideas, Fall 2013, 22(2). New York State Bar Association.
  • Fast-Tracking green patent applications, WIPO Magazine 2013(3).
Contact me
Email: A Dechezlepretre    lse ac uk
Phone: +44 (0)207 107 5145
Office: 10.01E, Tower 3, 10th floor
Last updated: January 2014